Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

5.4 earthquake hits south of Fiji.

5.2 earthquake hits Tajikistan.

Storms and Floods

Tropical Storms – Roundup of Tropical Storms:

In the Eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical Storm Vicente is located about 80 mi…130 km sw of Tapachula Mexico and about 205 mi…330 km se of Salina Cruz Mexico with maximum sustained winds…40 mph…65 km/h. Present movement…wnw or 290 degrees at 7 mph…11 km/h.

Tropical Depression Twenty Four-E is located about 270 mi…440 km s of Manzanillo Mexico with maximum sustained winds…35 mph…55 km/h. Present movement…w or 280 degrees at 9 mph…15 km/h.

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Mad Cow disease case reported in Scotland

A case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) has been confirmed on a farm in Aberdeenshire. In line with the disease prevention response plan, precautionary movement restrictions have been put in place at the farm, while further investigations to identify the origin of the disease occur.